A Multilingual Nation Translation and Language Dynamic in India

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-02-28
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

Introduction: When We 'Multilingual', Do We Translate?
Part I
Translating in Times of Devotion
1. When a Text is a Song - Linda Hess
2. Na Hindu Na Turk: Shared Languages, Accents and Located Meanings- Francesca Orsini
3. Songs on the Move: Mira in Gujarat, Narasinha Mehta in Rajasthan-Neelima Shukla-Bhatt
Part II
Making and Breaking Boundaries in Colonial India and After
4. Unfixing Multilingualism: India Translated in French Travel Accounts - Sanjukta Banerjee
5. Grierson's Linguistic Survey of India: Acts of Naming and Translating- Rita Kothari
6. Three Languages and a Book: Of Languages and Modernities - Sowmya Dechamma
7. Language as Contestation: Phule's Interventions in Education in Nineteenth-Century Maharashtra - Rohini Mokashi-Punekar
8. Representing Kamrupi: Ideologies of Grammar and the Question of Linguistic Boundaries- Madhumita Sengupta
9. Translation and the Indian Social Sciences - Veena Naregal
Part III
Texts and Practices
10. When India's North-East Is 'Translated' into English - Mitra Phukan
11. On Translating (and-not-translating)Sarasvatichandra - Tridip Suhrud
12. Multilingual Narratives from Western India: Jhaverchand Meghani and the Folk - Krupa Shah
13. Dancing in a Hall of Mirrors: Translation Between Indian Languages- Mini Chandran
14. Translating Belonging in Ahmedabad: Representing Some Malayali Voices- Pooja Thomas
Part IV Re-imagining the Time of Translation
15. Conceptual Priority of Translation Over Language - Madhava Chippali and Sundar Sarukkai
16. Changing Script - Ganesh Devy
Epilogue: Ficus Benghalensisby Supriya Chaudhuri
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